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a seven-game winning streak into the playoffs, where they will host seattle next week. the stars of the game, rg3, threw only 18 times for exactly 100 yards, completing nine, but he did rush six times for 63 and a touchdown. what a night for morris, 33 carries, an even 200 yards and three tds. deangelo hall did not have an interception, but for most of the game, until dez bryant went out with an injury, he had him single covered and he held him to just four catches. so, that trio from the winning redskins are on the field with michele. >> michele: robert, you guys were 3-6. you've won seven straight and now the nfc east division title. what has been behind this streak? >> you know, it's just a mindset change. when you've got guys like this guy right here, pierre garcon, deangelo hall, all these guys coming to work every day, putting it on the line because we knew we couldn't afford to lose one game and we made sure we didn't. >> michele: on a night when you had 100 yards passing, this guy over here you alluded to, alfred morris, has 200 yards on the ground, three touchdowns. what
for the seattle seahawks. as we said at the very beginning, you might hear a lot from either of these teams, despite what happened to san francisco tonight over the next few weeks. seahawks win it by a score of 42-13 and seattle is in the playoffs. wendy's postgame report will be coming right up after these messages from your local nbc station. . >>> seahawks 10-56 and won their last three games by an average of 40 points. russell wilson threw only 21 times tonight, completed 13, but four of those were for touchdowns so he is one of the players infant game. richard sherman, an interception, five tackles and a 90-yard return of a blocked field goal for a touchdown. nice night for him. marshawn lynch, 26 carries, 111 yards. he is kind of the j.d. sallinger of the national football league and doesn't do interviews we have to guess as to his thoughts. michele will speak with wilson and sherman and here she is. >> michele: russell, you clenched a playoff berth and still alive in the division hunt. what did it mean for this team to get back to the playoffs? >> unbelievable. we have had a great ye
is complete, and who is hotter than the seattle seahawks? just ask the san francisco 49ers. blocking the second quarter field goal attempt. seattle's richard sherman returned the loose ball 90 yards. the seahawks led the way to the 40-13 win. along with the victory, the seahawks also locked up a playoff berth. >>> earlier sunday, dallas forced overtime after trailing new orleans by 14. drew brees found holeston in overtime. the fumble recovered by teammate jimmy graham on the 2 yard line. garrett hartley's 20-yard field goal gave new orleans the 34-31 victory. >>> in philadelphia, robert griffin iii was back after sitting out a week with a sprained right knee. he found santana moss for a touchdown as washington won its sixth in a row. 27-10. >>> with one week to play, the nfc playoff picture has atlanta, san francisco, green bay all in. the redskins host dallas next week to decide the nfc east. at the moment, seattle and minnesota hold the wild card. home field are still up for grabs. chicago, dallas, and the new york giants still holding on to some hope. in the efc, ben roethlisberg
on the ellipse. >>> some other stories making news across america. four holiday shoppers at a seattle macy's were hospitalized when the escalator they were riding malfunctioned. a store employee tells the seattle times she heard screaming and saw the escalator coming apart. another witness said the mechanical stairs started to buckle. the cause is being investigated. >>> in new york state fire officials are trying to figure out what caused a home to go up in flames so quickly. neighbors reportedly heard an explosion. family members inside the home were able to make it out in time, including a grandmother who had lost her own home during hurricane sandy. >>> employees at a new mexico store were shocked when they found out a semi-automatic handgun and several rounds of ammunition were packed in a frozen meat shipment. the package came from a meat packing plant in colorado and now they're working to track down the owner. >>> in san diego, forget online dating. one millionaire has purchased a billboard that reads, all i want for christmas is ayla tina girlfriend. really, buddy. along with an e-mail a
: touchdown! next, seattle it's in washington. >> we are washington! >> reporter: they make stash bucs. >> we play real bucs. >> rg3 has 102 raten. >> reporter: their rungs back has 1590 yards. >> our running back has more. >> reporter: can we beat them? >> yes we can! >> reporter: can we beat them? >> yes we can! >> reporter: so jim and pat, cheers, happy new year, everybody. live in arlington, i'm pat collins, news4. >>> a lot of fans plan to go out and about. >> what's it going to be like at midnight? >> a bit on 9 cold site, but you expect that. >>> even a light breeze. even some sprinkles, flurries and some sleet mixed in over the last hour or so. looking good, waiting up form. >>> coming up, rg3's grandmother, a very popular woman in virginia. we'll talk to the woman who knows a different side of the rookie. >>> hillary clinton's doctors released new details this even about her recovery just as we learned she has a blood clot near her brain. >> police officers drunk down, but we may already have one death on the road. >>> we're going to be heading >>> the u.s. consulate in ben gauze i w
! host seattle next sunday. loved it so much, rg3 the whole team, the offense, defense, special teams, everyone came to play. >> i talked to the tv first, and i said, if i stay up, you guys better win, and i stayed up the whole time. it was me! i helped them. i was the 12th man. >> i want the same thing to my tv. if i stay up, you guys better win. here's a fun stat. it's been more than 2500 days since the redskins have been in the playoffs. no wonder everyone is excited and doug is singing all over the newsroom. >> a lot of folks are saying it's about time. when news4 continues, kanye west makes a surprise announcement. kim kardashian, his girlfriend, is expecting. how the whole family responds. >>> skyfall is a flash. what record it broke over the weekend. >>> and the latest on secretary of state hillary clinton's health. what doctors say >>> it's going to be the scene of celebration. >>> one of the biggest entertainment stories of the year just broke in the past 24 hours. kim kardashian is expecting. her music mogul boyfriend, kanye west, made the announcement at a consequen consequ
to beat seattle. the two other times the redskins have made the playoffs, they have lost to the seahawks. >>> hellie, we will see you in a biff. skins fans could not be happier today. they each found a few if you know any dallas cowboy fans, see if they're already. maybe a pick-me-up might be appropriate. are you happy? >> i'm just delighted, ecstatic. >> i was in the middle school the last time. >> reporter: so now you're really happy? >> very happy. ♪ hail to the redskins [ dog howling ] >> reporter: they're the once walking around with big smiles. cowboy fans -- do you think you can find it in your heart to root for them? >> am i on camera? no, never. >> reporter: hey, where are those fans now? do you have any cowboy fans in the back of that truck? >> i think they're still at the stadium. >> reporter: under cover today. >> i'm out here. >> reporter: how did you like the game? >> i liked it. he did it to us again. >> reporter: all the ones are quiet in the building. >> reporter: what's it look being a cowboys fan now? >> i'm still a fan. >> these are for the cowboys fans. hail to the
's justice correspondent, pete williams. >> reporter: in seattle entrepreneur brendon kennedy is putting his yale mba to work at what is apparently the nation's first private equity firm focused solely on marijuana. he is counting on the growing acceptance of it first for medical and now recreational use to fuel a boom. >> it is an industry that is in desperate need of professionalism. >> reporter: his group's maiden effort is this website, a service offering reader reviews of hundreds of different strains of marijuana, along with where to get them. >> it's a chance to create an entire new industry. you don't get opportunities like that many times in your lifetime. everything will be created from scratch. >> reporter: one study says the marijuana market is worth $2 billion a year and could reach $9 billion in five years, eventually doubling to $20 billion. but there is a huge catch. growing, selling, and using marijuana is still against federal law. as a result, banks won't do business with the marijuana trade. no checking accounts, no convenient way to pay salaries, and no ability to accept
like this. san francisco and seattle both won. so the 49ers remain a game and a half up on the seahawks in the nfc west while the giants win keeps them one game up on the cowboy ps and the redskins in the east, green bay is now a game ahead of chicago. those two teams will meet at soldier field next week. let's bring in tony dungy. what do you make of the packers after tonight? >> well, you can hear the excitement in aaron rodgers and tramon williams' voice. they do have a lot to be excited about, that defense will get better when they wood woodson and matthews back. what they have to be fired up about is finding that run game tonight. we know what rodgers can do, but they got a big lift from alex green early in the game, then ryan grant, the guy they brought back, gave them a little spark on the big drive to clinch the game. and aaron rodgers said dujuan harris could be special. if they're running the ball like this getting 150, 160 yards to rush the game, they'll be hard to stop. >> atlanta lost to carolina today. their second loss. i don't know what that tells us. but what stood out
for a new showdown involving the feds. we get the story from kristen dahlgren. >> reporter: at seattle landmark, a celebration. as of midnight, washington state's new law makes it legal for adults to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. >> the first legal case. >> reporter: the new system is modelled on alcohol laws. it is still illegal to drive impaired or possess pot under twenty-one, they issued verbal warnings only. you're not allowed to smoke in public you can legally possess one ounce, use it in private. but stores will not be licensed to sell it for recreational use for a year, without a prescription there is still no sale. recreational users are going to say where am i going to buy this marijuana if it is illegal to sell marijuana still? >> reporter: federal law still prohibits the sale in any state. and the department of justice is reviewing possible action >> the federal government may prosecute anyone who uses marijuana on federal land, marijuana on federal land, parks, courthouses, and could go after the large-scale growers who supply the marijuana. >> reporter: but attitud
sliced bread, rg-iii. >> the redskins have to take on seattle. they will do it on sunday. in green belt, megan mcgrath, news 4. >> doesn't get better than that. the greatest thing since sliced bread. a lot of success can be attributed to another rookie. alfred morris broke clinton portis's team record for most rushing yards in a season. he says he is happy they won. >> really wanted the win. as a team, redskins haven't been to the playoffs in some time. just to get back as a rookie to help contribute to our success is an amazing feeling. especially coming from where i came from. i'm thankful to be here. thankful we got the win. >> he finished the season with more than 1600 rushing yards. the redskins have their work cut out for them. the seahawks are one of the league's hottest teams. they are 11-5 this season which is one game better than the skins. rookie quarterback russell wilson tied the record for most passing touchdowns by a rookie. they have one of the top ranked defenses in the nfl. if you hope to snag tickets, be near a computer in about 26 minutes. that's when tickets go on s
the seattle seahawks on sunday. pretty cold morning out there. weather and traffic are next. stay with us. >>> good monday morning. we have some high clouds outside. we'll see more clouds moving in today. temperatures sit in the 20s throughout the area. 29 degrees with a little bit of wind. the wind chill reading at 23 degrees. later today, a high of 46 degrees. alexis? >> thank you. looking at the beltway this morning we had a smooth ride without major incidents or delays. we have reports of a water main possible break in eastbound leesburg pike. no reports of lane information now. looking now at route 50 in maryland. no incidents or delays reported. back to you. >> thanks. we'll have another update in 2 [ male announcer ] there are plenty of reasons to be jolly at the chevy year-end event because chevy's giving more. more efficiency with sonic and cruze... more function in equinox and traverse... more dependability with the legendary silverado... and more style in the all-new malibu. chevy's giving more at the year-end event because 'tis the season. chevy's giving more. this holiday sea
law will work. >> three, two, one! >> reporter: when the clock struck midnight in seattle thursday, 100 or so pot lovers gathered beneath the space needle to light up. recreational use of marijuana is now legal in washington state, after voters approved the measure on november 6th. >> washington voters were very ready for a new approach to marijuana. >> reporter: a new approach that led to adults over 21, possess up to an ounce of pot and use it, but only in private. which means the very public midnight celebration was in fact illegal. the new law, though, conflicts with the federal ban on marijuana. doesn't tell police how to go about enforcing it. and lacks specifics on how to license growers and retailers to produce and sell it. >> clearly there's this major problem, you know, that has to be worked out through committee quickly. >> reporter: but state officials say they're plowing forward because prohibition got expensive. the state spent $100 million a year prosecuting pot users. >> washington state is a wash as most states are in marijuana. which is one points prohibition has
of the king county auditor's office in seattle. more than 250 licenses issued. the first wedding to take place on sunday. washington was one of three states to approve same-sex marriage in the november elections. >>> back here in the district, there have been delays to the city's medical marijuana program. pat lawson muse has more on what's slowing things down. >> city officials thought the medical marijuana program would be up and running in the district by now. but the news4 iteam has learned they haven't started growing a single plant yet. earlier this year, applicants got the go-ahead to register for licenses, to either grow or sell medical marijuana at ten sites, all six of the cultivation centers are located in northeast, mainly in ward 5. most of the dispensaries are in northwest. there is one in southeast. but it's taking longer than initially thought to get the program going. right now, none of the applicants has received a certificate of occupancy, which they all need before they can get their business licenses to start operating. the city tells the news4 iteam they're waiting for al
taking on the seattle seahawks at 4:30. they got there not because of rg3 but because of the other rookie, alfred morris. he had the best game of his career. 33 carries for 200 yards and three touchdowns. we caught up with both of the redskins sensational rookies after their big win. >> i really wanted to just win as a team. redskins haven't been to the playoffs in quite some time. to get back here, as a rookie to help contribute to our success is an amazing feeling especially coming from where i came from. i'm thankful to be here and thankful we got the win. >> it isn't often you get upstaged by another rookie. but i'm pretty sure you were okay with it. >> it was awesome. it makes my job a lot easier. all they asked me to do is open up a few other holes with the zone read. i got my five, six yards here and there and threw when i needed to throw. that's all that matters. i'm all for it. >> the good news is they're in the playoffs. the bad news, they're playing one of the most dangerous teams in the nfl. the seahawks very much like the 'skins. a sensational rookie quarterback in russell wi
there. dozens gathered at the king county auditor's office in seattle to get state licenses. more than 250 of them were issued. meanwhile, marijuana smokers in the state are legally lighting up this evening as a new law legalizing krek creation al marijuana use took effect. under the measure people can have up to an ounce of pot, however, they're not allowed to smoke it in public. >>> president barack obama paid a visit to a family in fairfax county today as part of the push to avoid what they call the fiscal cliff. the president heard how tax increases would affect a middle class family like that one if no deal is reached by the end of the year. democrats and republicans are still at an impasse over raising taxes for the top 2% of the nation's earners. >>> police arrested a 17-year-old student in montgomery county who brought a gun to school this morning. the campus officer arrested octavio estevez in rock vail. he was not supposed to be at school today but showed up anyway. the campus officer asked him to leave. when he didn't, the officer searched him and found an unloaded handgun i
will continue to see wind and showers from seattle down through san francisco. that's a look at the national weather. we'll get a look at your local forecast after this. >>> if you're not awe fan of cold get out today because today is conditional. we'll see highs in the low to mid 40s with increasing clouds by noontime today. 41. 44 the high and then cooling quickly after 7:00 today as we drop into the 30s. snow starts around 2:00 or 3:00 a.m. and continues until 2:00 or 3:00 p.m. tomorrow and so the storm is in and out with one to two everyones add snow changes to rain and areas of dk off to the south and east, two to three inches of snow expected up to the north. d that's a look at yo weather. d that's a look at yo willie, over to you. >> maria, thanks a lot. later this morning, we're going to take a look back at how we covered the biggest stories of the year. obviously, the tragic school shooting in connecticut is fresh on everybody's minds. what were your biggest stories of the year? >> it feels so obvious, but i think the presidential election has to be on the list. something that we a
's a membership with privileges. >> we took our show to seattle once that starbucks serves vino. >> it's always back to the wine. >> no, i'm giving you information for this hour. >> you have the blue steel card. >> let me ask you this, in defense of the product -- in defense of the card, if you drink starbucks every single day, this covers you for half a year. >> ten weeks. well, if you do a latte a day -- >> did you do the math? you're so smart. >> speaking of rain man. >> what's the conclusion? what do you get? >> ten weeks of coffee, that's not enough. >> that's what the conclusion is. >> and i want the other $50 too. >> yes. >> you're spending the money anyway and get all the privileges. >> oh, the privileges. >> that's fantastic. the privileges. >> and did i -- >> look at our pearl lined toilet because you have the steel card. >> you do impress the ladies when you have that card, though. >> do you really, though? >> if you're taking your date to starbucks. >> all right. we've got to get to our take three because we have a special guest on the phone. we've seen a lot of these around the hol
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